Achillea millefolium 'Island Pink'
Scientific Name: Achillea millefolium 'Island Pink'
Common name: Island Pink Yarrow
Low growing perennial with light pink flowers.
Size: 3'h x 3'w
Growth habit: Rounded, loose
Growth Rate: Fast
Flower Color: Red (catkins)
Flowering Season: January-June
Exposure: Sun to part sun
Soil Type: Rocky/sandy
Soil Moisture: Dry to semi-dry
Hardiness: Hardy to 4,000'
CNPS Status: Not Listed
Distribution: Coastal San Diego Co. to Baja & edge of desert Habitat: dry granite slopes 700-4000' in Chaparral, Southern Oak Woodland
Wildlife Value: Hummingbirds, butterflies and bees collect nectar from the flowers. Birds eat seeds.
Care and Maintenance
Periodically remove any dead material with sharp pruners. If necessary, prune and shape by cutting back no more than a third of the plant. Shears may be used to provide a more formal shape.
The following plants would be good companions with California Copperleaf: